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Re: [GSoC] Draft of my proposition

From: Efraim Flashner
Subject: Re: [GSoC] Draft of my proposition
Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2016 09:32:21 +0200
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On Thu, Mar 24, 2016 at 10:11:53AM +1100, Jookia wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 23, 2016 at 10:45:05PM +0000, address@hidden wrote:
> > I want to add IPFS as an option, not as the only way to download stuff. It
> > might be better for privacy-conscious people to use http over Tor. 
> Perhaps, though I think it's worth thinking about if this issue is solvable 
> for
> now. If an IPFS implementation is widely used and solves a lot of load 
> issues, I
> can see it becoming the most commonly used option with tools relying on this
> functionality, especially for people running their own build servers and only
> using IPFS. Once in to the situation that a tool works for most people and it
> becomes a defacto standard it's very hard to get people to use other tools,
> especially if it would mean we'd end up running three networks: HTTP, IPFS and
> whatever p2p option there is that both Tor users and non-Tor users can use.
> > A company or any large install could run IPFS/Guix in a LAN, with a build
> > server, which would bring *huge* performance gains while being private.
> Why would they need IPFS in LAN if they have a build server?
> Jookia.

They could have one machine in front as a build/cache server that the
other machines connect to

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